Eagles Palace Hotel – Greece
We love Eagles for its welcoming team, varied and versatile offering.
Nestled in a bay of turquoise water and white sand, Eagles Palace is a family run resort, offering a little slice of authentic Greek heaven. The traditional warm hospitality; delicious and locally produced food, and vistas up to Mount Athos, all offer a seductive charm. Water sports lovers will feel at home here, and if you’re wanting to learn, the warm waters could not be more perfect. Explore the local villages and islands; visit a winery; horse ride around Cholomontas mountain; experience the Petralona caves, or just lie by the pool with a cold drink and some deliciously fresh meze.
If staying in a villa is more your style, why not have a look at Eagles Palace villas. With beautiful sea views and access to all of the hotel’s facilities these are a fantastic option for bigger groups or families.
We could quite happily stay in any of the rooms and suites here – they are all so light and airy, and we love the design and relaxing colours. Most importantly, they all have very comfortable beds. Some look over the gardens, whilst the rest have long reaching views of the bay. There are elegant suites perfect for couples and spacious family suites; there are luxurious junior suites with private balcony and there are enormous private bungalows with their own pool. Each and every one is air-conditioned and comes with a TV, Nespresso coffee maker, safe, hairdryer and mini bar, whilst the larger suites have ice boxes.
Perched above the hotel, with far reaching views out to sea and private pools, are the Eagle Villas. Families looking for a bit more independence and space love staying here, as they have full access to everything the hotel has to offer, including the restaurants, Spa and kids’ club, whilst having their own two restaurants and bars. From a Junior Pool Villa with a garden – perfect for a couple and small child, to the larger two and three bedroom villas, they are very spacious and truly luxurious. We think they’re a little slice of Greek heaven!
We can chat through all the options with you to help make the choice a little less overwhelming.
The flavours of Greece are really celebrated at Eagles Palace, with a good helping of international cuisine too. Delicious and informal breakfast buffets and dinners at Melathron; mouthwatering steaks from the Vinum Grill; relaxed meze lunches and seafood evenings at the beach taverna Armrya and more formal dining for adults overlooking Ammouliani at Kamares by Spondi, with its modern Greek tasting menus. You could find your favourite, or never eat the same thing twice all week. Or maybe, order from the chef’s menu and have something brought to you, wherever you happen to be lounging.
The perfect holiday quite often involves having your children entertained, while you read a book, go for a sail, or more likely snooze by the pool. The facilities for children at Eagles Palace are brilliantly set up for all ages – a kids’ club from 4 months to 13 years, with a professional childcare team for babies and creative activities for the older ones, including a varied watersports programme. There’s a children’s pool and babysitting services, and any dietary needs will be taken care of. We can tell you more and get your children booked in.
Eagles Palace is on a blue flag beach – the water doesn’t get more perfect and there’s a plethora of opportunities to spend time in it and on it. Guests can water ski, windsurf, kayak, paddleboard or wakeboard, and the resort has a PADI certified diving centre. Beginners are welcome, as are more experienced divers.
Speak to us if you’d like to book tuition for any watersport, as the rates are better when organising all your sessions together. A sea kayak tour which can take most of the day can also be arranged. Our favourite pastime here is to charter boat with a skipper for the day with a picnic, and just cruise around the peninsula, stopping off for the occasional swim. Land lovers can take the resort’s bikes out for the day – Eagles Palace can suggest a number itineraries for you, or you can join one of the organised excursions. The more sedate day may just involve sitting by the fresh water heated pool, or sitting under a palm tree in the enormous and beautifully kept gardens, thinking ahead to the evening’s wine tasting. Or treat yourself to a day-package at the Spa, where a therapist will recommend treatments and therapies from a seemingly endless list.
Hotel Type: Family run and child friendly 5* luxury hotel and spa.
Location: Under a 2 hour drive from Thessaloniki Airport, in Halkidiki and only 4km from Ouranoupolis, a really beautiful village. The hotel is situated on a brilliant white sandy beach and melts into its unspoilt surroundings of olive groves and palm trees.
Style: An elegant family friend luxury hotel where everything is thought of.
Rooms: 157 comfortable and spacious rooms and bungalows.
Ideal For: Those who searching for a luxurious holiday with facilities and activities to keep the whole family entertained.
Swimming: 3 pools. 1 outdoor, 1 children’s and 1 adult only spa pool.
Dining: Up to five restaurants overseen by one of Greece’s top Michelin starred chefs and ingredients are sourced locally.
Activities: Water ski, windsurf, wake board, kayak, paddleboard, scuba dive, snorkel, yoga, Pilates, aqua aerobics, chater out a boat, cycling, wine tasting, tennis, gym or go on an organised excursion.
Spa: Elemis spa with an appealing list of treatments and therapies as well as a sauna, steam room and gym.
Price From: €140 per night for a double room.
F&P Must Do: Rent a boat for the day and head over to Goat Island for the morning. You might spot the Octopus man pounding his catch to make it more tender! When you get hungry, motor 10 minutes to the Windmill where you’ll find a super friendly traditional Greek taverna for a great value lunch.